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hearings begin for secretary of state nominee john kerry, two former national security advisers stephen hadley and zbigniew brzezinski weigh in. >> brown: paul solman looks at china's fast growing economy and asks, is it headed for a crash? >> wages are rising for the burgeoning middle class, but for hardscrabble factory workers: mounting protests against unlivable wages and working conditions. >> ifill: and vice president joe biden hangs out with hari sreenivasan on google plus to talk about gun violence. >> make your voices heard. this town listens when people rise up and speak. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the u.s. m
>> brown: still to come on the newshour: confirmation hearings for secretary of state nominee john kerry ... china's growth bubble ... and an online "fireside chat" with vice president biden. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: president obama announced his nominees today to run two key financial regulatory agencies. he tapped mary jo white to chair the securities and exchange commission. she's a former federal prosecutor in new york, with a long record of prosecuting financial fraud and other white- collar crimes. >> if confirmed by the senate, i look forward to committing all of my energies to working with my fellow commissioners and the extremely dedicated and talented men and women of the staff of the s.e.c. to fulfill the agency's mission to protect investors, and to ensure the strength, efficiency, and transparency of our capital markets. >> sreenivasan: the president re-nominated richard cordray to lead the consumer financial protection bureau. the former ohio attorney general has held that position for the last year, but his temporary ap
and the 30 minute online forum begins at 10:30. a.m. >>> kerry is expected to testify before the senate committee that he served on for 28 years and kerry will appear before the senate foreign relations committee starting at 7:00 our time and he is expected to be easily confirmed by his senate colleagues. political analysts could mark a turning point in governor jerry brown. he will deliver the state address and they expect an optimistic speech that looks forward. he successfully approved a campaign tax hike and he has a chance to establish a legacy and is expected to talk about high speed rail and a controversial plan to move tunnels through the southerland and through the delta. >>> we will stream in on our mobile platforms. apple was not what people expected. iphone sales leveled off and growth is slowing. they deinfluenced any -- denounced any new ideas and they said it is filled with -- chock filled with new ideas and it is not as high and is expected to dip later today. >>> we are doing well around the bay area and as a matter of fact if we look at the pictures i want to show you
in afghanistan. >>> also happening now, senator john kerry appears before the commission to be next secretary of state. he received bipartisan support for the committee. both secretary of state clinton and senator john mccain praised kerry. he is expected to be confirmed by the full senate. >>> new at 11:00, senator dianne feinstein banning a bill on semi assault rifles and ammunition clips nationwide. the bill strengthened her 1994 ban by banning the sale and manufacturing of 150 guns, including rifles and shotguns fitted for detachable magazines. the measure would not cover weapons people already own as well as hunting and sport and antique and disabled weapons. the senator says the goal is to quote, dry up the supply of the weapons over time. >> together, we are introducing legislation to help end the mass shootings that have devastated countless families and terrorized communities. >> feinstein got in involved in gun control when supervisor harvey milk was killed by former superior dan white. >>> and back in california, job creation and budget concerns. that is what jerry brown spoke abou
right away. >> senator john kerry has just wrapped up the confirmation hearings to be the next secretary of state. this morning, hillary clinton introduced the likely successor. on the subject of iran, john kerry says the united states will do what we must to prevent iran from developing a nuclear weapon describing it as "prevention." >> it is not hard to prove a peaceful program. other nations do it every day. it takes intrusive inspections and living up to publicly arrived at standards. everyone understands what they are. >> he is appearing before the senate foreign affairs committee which he chaired. the five term senator is expected to win bipartisan support overwhelmingly. >> a bizarre twist in the hoax involving notre dame football star, manti te'o. the attorney for the man behind the voice admits disguising his voice do sound low-income -- a woman. >> she came out of the her coma when she was on the phone with you and the phone was next to her. what did you hear on the other end? >> obviously it was just breting, at first, one of those where she was just breathing and she started
, will introduce her likely successor today, john kerry, who will face a friendly line of questioning, testifying before the senate foreign affairs committee, his own panel, which he has served on for 28 years and led for the past four years. the five-term massachusetts senator is expected to win overwhelming bipartisan support from his colleague. >> tonight is the night sharks fans have been waits months for, returning to the ice. san jose is 2-0 in the lockout-shorteddened season after the win in edmondton. the puck drops at 7:30. go, 49ers. more hype ahead of the super bowl 47 between the 49ers and the ravens. >> at 8:00 a.m. the harbaugh family talk to the media about the hard bowl, the conference call includes 49ers head coach, jim, and the ravens head coach, john harbaugh and their parents jackie and jack. jim and job will become the first brothers to coach against each other in the super bowl or the "bro bowl." we will introduce you to the birth mom star quarterback kaepernick and what she is saying after she gave him up for adoption. we have an entire team headed to the super bowl, and th
for massachusetts senator john kerry, who is expected to easily secure the nomination. but yesterday, clinton was the star of a much more contentious hearing. here's abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: it was a riveting drama. secretary of state clinton, seemed in rare public form. at times, angry. aggressively on the defense. at another point, choking up over her four, lost colleagues. >> i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers, the sons and daughters. and the wives left alone to raise their children. >> the american people and the families of these four, brave americans still have not gotten the answers that they deserve. i hope that they will get them. >> reporter: and the secretary did not hesitate to shoulder the blame. >> as i have said many times, i take responsibility. >> reporter: but she insisted she never saw any of the requests for more security in the run-up to the attack. >> they didn't come to me. i didn't approve them. i didn't deny them. >> reporter: that made republican senators pounce. >> i think it's inexcusable. >> reporter: clinton fired bac
relations committee tomorrow, to introduce her likely successor, senator john kerry. >> brown: online you can watch some of the more heated exchanges from the hearing, as well as read the full testimony transcript. still to come on the "newshour": the emergence of africa for u.s. policy-makers; combat roles for women in the military; the robotic planes known as drones and the way forward for the g.o.p. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: an arctic storm system kept its grip on the midwest and northeast today. sub-zero temperatures spanned a large swath of the nation, from the upper midwest into new england, and 15 states were under wind chill warnings. fierce winds have blown across the great lakes for days, dumping more than a foot of snow on ohio, pennsylvania and new york. the deep freeze is forecast to stick around through the weekend. marine general john allen is back on track to become supreme commander of nato forces in europe. white house officials said today his nomination is no longer on hold. that's after the pentagon inspector general
see you next. live in washington. >> happening right now john kerry is at his first confirmation hearing. he is expected to face mostly friendly questioning before the senate foreign relations committee. he has been on the committee for 28 years, chaired it for the past four. he is expected to be confirmed by his colleagues. current secretary of state also there as you can see to express her support for kerry to take over, this is the same committee where she had some heated exchanges with republicans yesterday morning. she was answering questions about the attack in libya. >>> a new task force in connecticut looking in to the sandy hook shooting has it's first meeting today. the commission will hear today from experts who sat on similar commissions after mass shootings in colorado and virginia. the 16 member panel is supposed to give connecticut's governor a list of recommendations regarding school safety, mental health and gun violence prevention by march 15th. >>> time now 7:17, and in just an hour diane feinstein will resume her fight for a ban on assault weapons. she will in
.. >> welcome back. we are listening and that the confirmation hearing for senator john kerry. he is on to become the next secretary of state off to replace pillory clinton who is stepping down. he appeared in front of this same place yesterday. he spoke just moments ago. senator john mccain just got through speaking. john kerry is actually the cheer of the committee. he served on this for 29 years. he is expected to be confirmed. >> an estimated 20.6 million people tune into what president obama is a second inauguration on tv. that is according to a nielsen survey. that's a is down sharply from the first and operation in 2009 which had annoy as of 37.8 million people. neilson said a total of 18 networks aired some part of this year's inaugural ceremony on monday. >> new nutrition labels that clearly display the number of calories and other nutrients on packages can help consumers with better food choices. a new study by the food and drug administration found that people chose healthier foods when they have a to panel system that listed the nutrients for one serving and an entire
successful. >> confirmation hearings gn for senator john kerry. hillary clinton froin dused her likely successor to committee chairs. he testified the u.s. will do what we must to prevent tehran from developing a nuclear weapon. the senator is expected to win overwhelming support. >> facebook founder mark zuckerberg will be sending out friend requests on behalf of chris christies. "wall street journal" is reporting he will be hosting a fund-raiser next month. psychiatristy running for reelection next year. two seen here together in 2010 after zuckerberg donated $100 million to improve schools in new jersey. >> there is a twist involving manti teo's online relationship with a fake girlfriend. the add misting his client disguysed his voice to sound like a woman to tuck to teo on the phone n an interview airing this afternoon, abc's katie couric asked about the conversation autos she came out of her coma when she was on the phone with you. the phone was next to her. >> yes. >> when did you hear on the other end of the line? >> it was just breathing first. and it was one of those where she
for defense. mr. john kerry, secretary of state. the and mr. john brennan of virginia, for -- [inaudible] there you go. thank you very much, everybody. shepard: nancy pelosi, eric cantor. a.b. stoddard here with me from "the hill." columnist, editor. the signing happened in the president's room. >> with the very people he has been dealing with. majority leader cantor and house speaker john boehner on the fiscal cliff and onto the very important debate over whether and how and when to raise the debt ceiling, these are, it is a time of high tension. these are not people who get together often when. they do it is not easy, but everyone is playing a role today of high ceremony and giving it respect that it deserves. president obama is clearly, in a relaxed mood, enjoying, enjoying this, this occasion. you could see when he left to go back inside the capitol, i thought it was interesting to look a last look at the sea bodies down the mall and sort of drinking it in. it was interesting. he knows he has a few hours before it becomes the grueling combat again of governing and moving on to his am
. >> senator john kerry arriving at the capitol. there's senator kerry. >> confirmation hearings. secretary of state. >> this is the entrance you see usually in the wide shots of the white house. not the back side with the rounded edge. but a flat-wide front of the white house. >> there you see senator kerry on the right. >> one of the big differences when you have a change of power, you know, current president greets the new president and one of the traditions is he leaves a note. that doesn't happen this time. president obama doesn't need to leave himself a note about the second term. outgoing vice president, great old desk. vice president's ceremonial office, old executive office building, where they sign their names. some traditions have you the transfer of power on a day like this where it is continuity, as jessica says, the president -- generous stroke to try to start, try to start with a reset saying maybe we can start and get along just a little better. >> it is interesting that mitch mcconnell was there who famously made the statement. >> senator john mccain there. senator feinstei
introduces john kerry. and that is after her testimony about the attack in benghazi that killed a u.s. ambassador and three other americans. abc's martha raddatz was there for all of the action. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. it was truly a riveting day on capitol hill. we don't say that very often, with secretary clinton. as some have never seen her before. she was at times, combative, charming, disarming and clearly ready for a fight. >> it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, senator. >> reporter: but when clinton spoke of her four fallen colleagues, the pain, the memories were still raw. >> i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag-draped caskets off the planes at andrews. i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers. the sons and daughters. >> reporter: and clinton did not hesitate to shoulder the blame. >> as i have said many times, i take responsibility. >> reporter: but that did little to quiet some republicans, who wanted to know ho
john kerry toe senate confirmation hearing he chaired. it's a safe bet he will get a better reception than the hostile reception they gave hillary clinton on benghazi. after nearly five hours of gruelling testimony, clinton showed rare public emotion talking about the deaths of ambassador chris stevens and three others in benghazi. >> for me, this is not just a matter of policy, it's personal. i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag drape caskets off the plane at andrews. i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers, the sons and daughters and the lives left alone to raise their children. >> she took the blame for the tragedy. >> i take responsibility and nobody is more committed to getting this right. >> her republican critics wanted to know what she knew and when she knew it. >> the american people deserve to know answers. they certainly don't deserve false answers. >> asking why repeated security warnings were ignored. eeb a cable ambassador stevens sent her september 11th, the day of the attack. >> these officials were screaming
been sent over to the senate. the nominations of john brennan for cia, chuck hagel, and john kerry and jack lew for treasury. that is a big deal in the weeks ahead. bret: it is a tradition. these nominations have been out there and but they are formally made it to the senate so they can hope that the senate will move forward in the days ahead and confirm his new cabinet. as you know, there could be some roadblocks there. questions republicans have about jack lew being nominated for treasury secretary. they are not happy about the way some of the budget negotiations have gone in the past. of course, the debt ceiling in that debate will be hanging over those hearings. john kerry coming in, nominee for secretary of state. as chris mentioned, hillary clinton will be testifying on capitol hill, both the house and senate leader on benghazi. a lot of lingering questions on now. finally coming you mentioned chuck hagel as well. a lot of questions for him and his stance towards iran and israel. he has already asked so many of those questions on the sidelines. certainly it is usual that the
nomination process today. senator kerry will go before the senate foreign relations committee in the first step to become the next secretary of state. to prepare for his new role, the senator will have to sell off many of his personal investments to avoid conflicts of interest. >>> president obama is expected to announce his first female nomination of mary jo white as ahead of the securities and exchange commission. >>> apple's days of double- digit growth are over. apple shares tanked by more than $50 in after-hours trading after apple said growth in the current quarter is going to be only 7%. in the latest quarter apple earned $13 billion the same as a year ago. >>> sales of iphones, ipads and mac computers were below expectations. >>> mayor lee is working up a very specific game plan as we count down to the super bowl. >> considering the mayhem that followed the giants world series win the mayor says his eye is on safety. still the twin victories of a giants world series win and 49ers super bowl trip has san francisco mayor ed lien joying the best of
the hear, the senate will hold a confirmation hearing for john kerry. >>> well, speaking of that deadly attack in libya, the head of the fbi is in tripoli, libya. robert mueller is getting an update on the investigation into last year's killing of the u.s. ambassador, christines from here in the yarr -- chris stevens from here in the bay area and three other americans. there's been little progress on that investigation so far. >>> president obama's inauguration will be held in the nation's capital and many bay area people will be there. it will be especially personal for two bay area women. joan brown of orinda picked up her inauguration tickets yesterday. the retired schoolteacher, she even had her nails done to show her pride. pamela mays is going again and was there last year. >> i'm hoping it won't be so cold like it was last time. the temperatures were just freezing even in the section i was at. people were freezing. >> we worked so hard and to have him reelected. i can't stop grinning. it's really silly and standing in front of the freezer to see what it will feel like, could be o
secretary has to win over hostile republicans. there's a senate hearing this week. john kerry on the other hand - is expected to breeze through his thursday the choice for secretary of state. another key hearing. hillary clinton - who still holds that job - is set to testify on the attack on the american mission in libya wednesday. where she could be grilled on what went wrong. as for the debt ceiling. republicans controlling the house are moving quickly to defuse a potential debt crisis. they're offering legislation to prevent a first-ever default on u.s. debts for three months or so. that would delay what could still be a showdown. >> in my view it is not responsible to raise the debt ceiling and the way that we change the way we do things here. >> catherine: democrats don't like the 3-month delay idea.but the administration won't oppose it. some of the quirky things which were part of the are all over the internet. you heard about beyonce lip- synching. but did you know that her emerald earrings are worth 1.8 million dollars? some people thought that was an excessive display.
relations committee will hold a confirmation hearing for secretary of state nominee john kerry. that starts at 10:00 a.m. on friday, january 25th, georgetown public policy institute holds a conference on at-risk children, youth and system reform. it will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the georgetown university conference center here in washington. that's your capital rundown for the week of january 21, 2013. you'll find us on and on twitter hashtag capitalrundown. i'm tom fitzgerald, see you next week. >>> can i do a quick shout out? >> yeah. >> this won't be quick. sarah sent in this picture last week, and has been calling me every day. this is sarah's mom, and aunt. they are twins. this picture is so -- isn't this a joyful picture? >> i've seen this on your desk. >> they are twins. their birthday is on january 20th. i knew we'd be way too busy on the 20th, inauguration day, to show it. sarah, you're a lovely young woman. she says, i want you to shout it on tv. she sent this picture in. we want to wish your mom and aunt a happy birthday. may you always have years of smile and joyful t
to take them away. >> megyn: wow. joining me now to discuss it, mark hanna, former aide to john kerry and president barack obama's campaigns and tony, from talk radio news service, tony? >> wow, i actually also make tv ads for a living, megyn and obviously, sometimes you do take creative license, but in that particular ad two things bothered me he the most the images of sandy hook, we know what we felt, every american with a heartbeat. and anti-gun groups really are now trying to guilt people into a position, and how much do you restrict and limit the second amendment. and number two the words they omitted and music added to the background. he said my grandfather had a gun to stop a lynching and my father had this rifle to protect our family. and creates an impression he's he a cowboy who misuses or abuses rather, his second amendment right and it's irresponsible and troubling this is the tempo for the debate. if you rightfully own a gun and believe in the second amendment you somehow are complicit or nefarious person and complicit with the sandy hook massacre. >> megyn: mark? >> nobo
introducing john kerry at his confirmation hearing. he is likely to be asked how he would handle those threats as the next secretary of state. >> margaret brennan thank you. "washington post" columnist david ignatius had written extensively about the engazie attacks. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> we begin with the questions, whether secretary of state took responsibility, answered all the questions and put this behind her? >> she gave a good account of herself, she gave as good as she got. it was an intense session. i think on the sound bite that we'll remember secretary clinton asking what difference does it make? knowing exactly how this happened. i think it does make a difference, and the reason is it's clear in hindsight the united states simply didn't know enough about what was happening in benghazi on the day that these four americans were killed. the intelligence wasn't good the diplomatic security wasn't good, efforts to fix it had failed, and in that sense, secretary clinton is taking responsibility but there is a deep obligation in the de
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